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took possession of it.   In Saka 1536, Saumya (it) caine into the
possession of Raja Udaiyar of the dynasty of the Mysore kings,

KohgudUirajakkaUncaritram : Mac. Mss. 16-6-9, ff. 95~b-9S-a.

223.   KUAIARA KRSNAP^A NAYAKA AND 3RIEANGAM.

Then when Kumara Ki'snappa Nayaka was ruling, he
presented through the same ISiarasimliadesika 1,50,000 pan in
the form of a gold encasement (raina angi\ a golden crown
and other things,

MATLA TiRUVEIsaALAlsATKA AND HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.

SUMMARY.

The soldiers oŁ the army of the king of Bijapur who had
been cut down by the sword of Matla Tiruvengalanatha, look
down from heaven upon their headless bodies lying upon the
ground with feelings of hostility.

The aysarasas of the Svarga adopted various subterfuges to
escape from the embrace of the barbarous Turu§kas whom
Matla Tiruvengalanatha had slain iu battle.

in : Mac. Mss. 14-2-36, p. 4-b.

SUMMARY,
Matla Tiruvengalanatha who was a brave warrior was
distinguished by several titles, the most important of which
&x&Pelcka$dru-rajula-kolckettu~mamja-nmi^^
ganda, suryavamsdddharaka, etc. Vira Venkatapatirayaj the
emperor of Karnataka, granted him the privilege of using, as a
part of his insignia, mra-paiakika or the ensign of the heroes,
a war-drum called vlra-malakari, and a musical instrument
called cakravadya ; he also presented to Tiruveugalanatha, a
sword set with gems, elephants in rut, Arab horses, and orna-
ments inlaid with precious stones.
Tiruvengalanatha conquered several forts, such as Qutti,
Enumugonda, Sur&pura, Rayavara, and Rayavldu. He defeat-
ed at Maeanolu the combined forces of the chiefs of Gra^dikota
and other places in the neighbourhood; scaled the walls of
and KSnxalapura within half a ghaiika\ and